Red Faction Archive

  • Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    THQ is gone forever and the bidding for the publisher’s extensive portfolio of franchise IPs has finally ended. Before today we knew that Crytek acquired the Homefront franchise, Deep Silver nabbed Metro: Last Light and Volition, Inc. (including Saints Row IV), Ubisoft picked up South […]

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  • Say Buh-Bye to Red Faction

    Say Buh-Bye to Red Faction

    In a conference call today, THQ apparently put the kibosh on the Red Faction franchise, the company’s chief executive, Brian Farrell, reportedly stating that “we do not intend to carry forward with that franchise in any meaningful way.” That statement seems to leave the door […]

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  • The Red Faction: Armageddon Pre-Order Extravaganza Begins

    The Red Faction: Armageddon Pre-Order Extravaganza Begins

    THQ and Volition have opened the floodgates on Red Faction: Armageddon pre-order bonuses, offering five different reservation deals depending on your choice of platform and retailer. At GameStop and Amazon, console gamers get a free voucher for the upcoming vehicular combat spin-off Red Faction: Battlegrounds, […]

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  • New Red Faction: Armageddon Trailer and Screens

    New Red Faction: Armageddon Trailer and Screens

    I haven’t been keeping track of Red Faction: Armageddon very well since last summer, which is surprising and inexcusable on my part given how much fun I had with the previous game, Red Faction: Guerrilla. But it’s time to change that, and I’ll start right […]

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  • Red Faction Breaks Into the Car Combat Genre

    Red Faction Breaks Into the Car Combat Genre

    Firing off an early announcement leading up to German trade show Gamescom, THQ today confirmed the development of rumored PSN and XBLA download title Red Faction: Battlegrounds. And if you’ve been playing Red Faction games since the beginning, you’re in for a bit of a […]

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  • Red Faction: Armageddon Trailer and Screenshots

    Red Faction: Armageddon Trailer and Screenshots

    Check out the latest Red Faction: Armageddon trailer and screenshots from Comic-Con. Armageddon begins on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in March 2011. [nggallery id=1360]

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  • Next Red Faction Unleashes Armageddon in March 2011

    Next Red Faction Unleashes Armageddon in March 2011

    Another big-name game has been outed prior to E3, with THQ and Volition, by way of GameTrailers TV, confirming the development of Red Faction: Armageddon, the sequel to Red Faction: Guerrilla. The debut trailer viewable here shows off a pretty surprising change of scenery and […]

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  • Review: Red Faction: Guerrilla (PC)

    Review: Red Faction: Guerrilla (PC)

    GamersGate offered a sweet deal where you got copies of both Red Faction and Red Faction II for free with a Red Faction: Guerrilla pre-order. Red Faction was a 2001 game that gained tons of attention during previews for its destructible environments, and Red Faction […]

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  • Review: Red Faction: Guerrilla – Demons of the Badlands

    Review: Red Faction: Guerrilla – Demons of the Badlands

    Developers, I hope you are taking notes on how Volition is handling the downloadable content model for Red Faction: Guerrilla (and Saints Row 2 before it). And if you aren’t, what the hell is your problem!? Volition’s new Demons of the Badlands single-player add-on to […]

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  • New Red Faction: Guerrilla PC Details, Screens Emerge

    New Red Faction: Guerrilla PC Details, Screens Emerge

    Yesterday Volition dropped new details surrounding the upcoming PC version of Red Faction: Guerrilla in the game’s community forums, namely about how the PC version will contain the console DLC and a couple other exclusives at no extra cost.

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